Iraq Program Updates

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Last updated: January 27, 2021

January 15, 2021

“The night before we left the city, I drew a painting and left it at home. It was a ship and it was a symbol for my city, and it was in the middle of a sea with winds blowing through it,” Evileen said, describing her departure from Qaraqosh in 2014 when ISIS militants swept through the city.

USAID-funded case management support to survivors in Sinjar Iraq
January 14, 2021

Since 2003, the United States, through USAID, has been a steadfast partner of Iraq in helping enhance the country’s overall stability and promote greater prosperity for all citizens.

January 12, 2021

In December 2020, young people from across Ninewa Plains virtually celebrated the successful completion of their community projects by sharing their creations with community leaders and other project teams participating in the USAID-funded Shared Future social cohesion program.

December 22, 2020

In December 2020, USAID obligated an additional $16.3 million to stabilization and religious and ethnic minority (REM) programming in Iraq. The funding will increase the overall USAID contributions ($389 million since 2017) to multiple ongoing programs that support REM communities. 

Female engineer in Mosul, Funding Facility for Stabilization USAID
December 10, 2020

In support of the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS and in partnership with the Government of Iraq, the Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS) is a 28-donor, multilateral program that aims to stabilize areas recently liberated from ISIS by restoring damaged or destroyed essential services and providing the conditions for a safe and voluntary return of IDPs to their home. 

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